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  1. export-centered developement strategy
  2. ejido
  3. WTO
  4. coup d'etat
  5. state corporatism
  1. a land granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants
  2. b a strategy for developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  3. c a political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group
  4. d the constitutionally unauthorized removal of an existing government by force
  5. e the World Trade Organization, an international body that enforces agreements that reduce barriers to international trade; successor to the GATT

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods
  2. state-owned, or state-controlled, corporations created to undertake a broad range of activities, from the control and marketing of agricultural production to the provision of banking services and the operation of airlines, other transportation facilities an public utilities
  3. the North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them
  4. an agreement between a government and important interest groups in response to the interest groups' concerns about government policy or program benefits
  5. a strategy for economic developement in which a country promotes open competition among business firms in its national market, and gives relatively free rein to market forces

5 True/False Questions

  1. corporatisma political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group

          

  2. patron-client relationsan informal aspect of policymaking in which a powerful patron offers resources such as land, contacts, protection or jobs in return for the support and services of lower-status and less powerful clients; corruption, preferential treatment and inequality are charcteristic of clientelist politics

          

  3. tecnicothe six-year term that a Mexican president serves in office

          

  4. anti-clericalismopposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy

          

  5. interest groupsorganizations that seek ro represtn the interest (usually the economic interests) of their members in dealing with the government

          

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